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Address: Institute of Zoology and Biomedical Research, ul. Gronostajowa 9, 30-387 Kraków, room

Phone: +48 12 664

E-mail: alejandro.ibanez@uj.edu.pl

Main research areas

  • evolution and function of chemical signals in intraspecific communication in reptiles
  • colour variation and visual signalling in reptiles (especially turtles)
  • behavioural ecology


19. Ibáñez A, Martín J, Gazzola A, Pellitteri-Rosa D (2018) Freshwater turtles reveal personality traits in their antipredatory behaviour. Behavioural processes 157: 142-147.

18. Ibáñez A, Klein C, Quezada G, Krüger M, Brodesser S, Steinfartz S (2018) Characterization of lipid structures in femoral secretions of Galápagos marine iguanas by shotgun lipidomics. Chemoecology 28: 21-28.

17. Ibáñez A, Menke M, Quezada G, Jiménez-Uzcátegui G, Schulz S, Steinfartz S (2017) Diversity of compounds in femoral secretions of Galápagos iguanas (genera: Amblyrhynchus and Conolophus), and their potential role in sexual communication in lek-mating marine iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus). 5:e3689https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3689.

16. Ibáñez A, Martín J, Marzal A, Bertolero A (2017) The effect of growth rate and ageing on colour variation of European pond turtles. Naturwissenschaften 104: 49.

15. Marzal A, Ibáñez A, González-Blázquez M, Lóez P, Martín J (2017) Prevalence and genetic diversity of blood parasite mixed infections in Spanish terrapins, Mauremys leprosa. Parasitology 144: 1449-1457.

14. Miralles A, Macleod A, Rodríguez A, Ibáñez A, Jiménez-Uzcategui G, Quezada G, Vences M, Steinfartz S (2017) Shedding light on the Imps of Darkness: an integrative taxonomic revision of the Galápagos marine iguanas (genus Amblyrhynchus). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 181: 678-710.

13. Martín J, Garrido M, Ortega J, Garcia-Roa R, Ibáñez A, Marzal A (2016) Absence of haemoparasite infection in the fossorial amphisbaenian Trogonophis wiegmanni. Parasitology 143: 1433-1436.

12. Ibáñez A, Pellitteri‐Rosa D, Sacchi R, López P, & Martín J (2016) Melanin‐Based Coloration Covaries with Hiding and Exploratory Behavior in Male Spanish Terrapins. Ethology 122: 30-36.

11. Martín J, Martínez-Silvestre A, López P, Ibáñez A, Rodríguez-Domínguez M Á., Verdaguer I (2015) Lipophilic compounds in femoral secretions of males and females of the El Hierro giant lizard Gallotia simonyi (Lacertidae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 61: 286-292.

10. Ibáñez A, Marzal A, López P, Martín J (2015) Reproductive state affects boldness under risk of predation but not exploratory activity of female Spanish terrapins. Behavioural Processes 111: 90-96.

9. Ibáñez A, Vogt RC (2015) Chemosensory discrimination of conspecifics in juvenile yellow-spotted river turtle Podocnemis unifilis. Behaviour 152: 219-230.

8. Ibáñez A, Marzal A, González-Blázquez M, López P, Martín J (2014) Basking activity is modulated by health state but is constrained by conspicuousness to predators in male Spanish terrapins. Ethology 121: 335-344.

7. Ibáñez A, Marzal A, López P, Martín J (2014) Chemosensory assessment of rival body size is based on chemosignal concentration in male Spanish terrapins. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68: 2005-2012.

6. Ibáñez A, Polo-Cavia N, López P, Martín J (2014) Honest sexual signalling in turtles: experimental evidence of a trade-off between immune response and coloration in red-eared sliders Trachemys scripta elegans. Naturwissenschaften 101: 803-811.

5. Ibáñez A, López P, Martín J (2014) Inter-individual variation in antipredator hiding behaviour of Spanish terrapins depends on sex, size, and coloration. Ethology 120: 742-752.

4. Ibáñez A, Caspers BA, López P, Martín J, Krause ET (2014) Is the reaction to chemical cues of predators affected by age or experience in fire salamanders (Salamandra salamandra)? Amphibia-Reptilia 35: 189-196.

3. Ibáñez A, Marzal A, López P, Martín J (2013) Sexually dichromatic coloration reflects size and immunocompetence in female Spanish terrapins, Mauremys leprosa. Naturwissenschaften 100: 1137-1147.

2. Ibáñez A, Marzal A, López P, Martín J (2013) Boldness and body size of male Spanish terrapins affect their responses to chemical cues of familiar and unfamiliar males. Behavioral Ecology Sociobiology 67: 541-548.

1. Ibáñez A, López P, Martín J (2012) Discrimination of conspecifics' chemicals may allow Spanish terrapins to find better partners and avoid competitors. Animal Behaviour 83: 1107-1113.

Scientific Cooperation

  • Zoological Institute, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
  • Department of Evolutionary Ecology, National Museum of Natural History (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
  • Department of Zoology, University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain
  • Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Galápagos marine iguanas Galápagos marine iguanas Galápagos giant tortoise Mediterranean (Spanish) stripe-necked terrapin Mediterranean tortoise
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